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From Wikimania 2014 • London, United Kingdom
This page is a translated version of the page Venue and the translation is 5% complete.

Wikimania 2014 will be held at the Barbican Centre in London.


The Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London, England


Blue = sessions
Yellow = breakout / hackathon
Red = exhibition / catering
Floor Capacity Room name Function
3 250 Garden Room Breakout/hackathon
3 150 Conservatory Breakout/hackathon
4 200 Conservatory Terrace Breakout/hackathon
−1/G/1 1943 Barbican Hall Featured Speakers
4 246 Frobisher Auditorium 1 Sessions
4 170 Frobisher Rooms 123 Sessions
4 Boardroom Sessions
4 170 Frobisher Rooms 456 Sessions
4 153 Frobisher Auditorium 2 Sessions
G ~70 Fountain Room Sessions
G ~50 Hammerson Room Workshops & Discussions
−1 Lower Foyer Catering
G Main Foyer Community Village
1 Upper Foyer Breakout

Getting to the Barbican

The Barbican Centre hosts a page describing all the ways of getting to it here.

All of London's major airports have direct train links (these include Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Express) into the centre of the city from which local transportation is available.

The nearest tube station to The Barbican is called "Barbican".

Also, the venue is also within walking distance of Moorgate, Liverpool Street and St Paul's stations.

Travel routes may be planned using the Transport for London journey planner – enter "Barbican Centre" as destination (Select option 1, "City of London, Barbican Centre"). We will provide detailed instructions to get to the venue from all major hubs.

For an indicative price, to travel from Heathrow to the Barbican costs £14.20 (£9.50 for Heathrow Connect train and £4.70 for tube from Paddington to Barbican station). You can get the Tube from Heathrow (via the Piccadilly Line stations) to Barbican for a single fare £5.70 cash (or £5.00 on Oyster).

Walking from Barbican Station to Barbican Centre

Barbican Station is the nearest tube station to the Barbican Centre Silk Street Entrance


For venue accessibility, please see Barbican Centre Disability Access.

Friendly space

The Wikimania Organising Committee is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone and has developed a Friendly space policy to help ensure this.

Barbican Centre Map